The Epic Turf Game: Battling Drought at all Levels
Perhaps it seems obvious, but a grass plant grows from the base. Where other plants or trees form new shoots at the top of the plant, grasses develop new shoots very close to the roots. It suggests that roots play an important and unique role for grasses. This is indeed the case and in particular it allows grasses to be trimmed very short either by a lawn mower or by grazing animals over and over again without ceasing growth.